Robotic Total Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery Specialist Joins Palm Beach Health Network Physician Groups
Boca Raton, Fla. – October 22, 2018 – David A. Padden, MD, a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in minimally-invasive adult reconstructive surgery of the hip and knee for arthritis and other ailments, has opened a new practice with Palm Beach Health Network Physician Groups (PBHNPG) in Boca Raton, FL. Dr. Padden is an expert in robotic assisted joint replacement of the hip and knee having performed hundreds of surgeries using the Mako® Robotic-Arm Assisted Technology. His orthopaedic surgery focus includes minimally invasive muscle-sparing anterolateral and direct anterior total hip and knee replacement, revision joint replacement for both the hip and knee, and avascular necrosis or osteonecrosis. Dr. Padden is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is on-staff at West Boca Medical Center.
Prior to joining PBHNPG, Dr. Padden worked as an orthopaedic surgeon and reconstructive surgery specialist at Optimotion Orthopaedics in Orlando, FL. His connection to providing care to the South Florida community is deep having run a practice at the Robotic Hip & Knee Replacement Center in Pembroke Pines, FL, on-staff as an orthopaedic surgeon at Holy Cross Orthopedic Institute in Lighthouse Point, FL, as well as an arthroplasty surgeon at Cleveland Clinic Florida, and as an orthopaedic surgeon at Orthopaedic Center of South Florida in Plantation, FL. Dr. Padden completed a fellowship in arthritis and adult reconstructive surgery from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD, an orthopaedic surgery residency at SUNY Health Science Center in Brooklyn, NY, and general surgery internship at Montefiore Medical Center located in Bronx, NY. He graduated medical school from Saint Louis University.
Dr. Padden is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and Fellow Member, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. He is an International and National Instructor of Robotic Assisted Joint Replacement of the hip and knee for Stryker, the manufacturer of the Mako® Robotic-Arm Assisted Technology for hip and knee replacements. In addition, Dr. Padden is a member of the Florida Medical Association, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Palm Beach Medical Association and National Osteonecrosis Foundation. Dr. Padden has been practicing medicine since 1991.
About Palm Beach Health Network Physician Groups
Palm Beach Health Network Physician Groups (PBHNPG), a division of Tenet Healthcare Corporation, is a multi-specialty physician group that has provided care to the communities of Palm Beach, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties since 2007. PBHNPG physicians, including primary care, specialists and sub-specialists, have cared for over 719,000 patients across various medical and surgical specialties. Our award-winning physicians provide a level of expertise that has resulted in regional firsts and outstanding patient outcomes. PBHNPG physicians and staff are committed to delivering high quality care. Our mission is to improve the life of every person who enters our doors. Today, we are proud to be one of the largest and most respected physician networks in the area.
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